9780131191549

Building a Winning Career in the Health Professions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131191549

  • ISBN10:

    0131191543

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-06-01
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL HEALTH
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Summary

Based on research with 200 accomplished professionals,Building a Winning Career in Healthcareoffers twenty proven ways to build and sustain a successful career in the healthcare professions. Using a very practical approach, it examines specific "soft skills" that complement technical course work, and demonstrates how to learn and implement strategies such as integrity, perseverance, public speaking, leadership, and negotiating to take one to the top of their profession. Complete with success stories, discussion cases and insightful tips, it serves as an excellent reference and provides a road map for building a winning healthcare career. Tailored to the healthcare professions.Provides examples, cases, tips and strategies specific to healthcare professions such as physicianrs"s assistant, nurse, clinical lab technician, EKG technologist, dental assistant and more! A collection of twenty strategiesdemonstrate proven ways to build and sustain a successful career. Serves as an excellent reference by outlining not only what readers need to learn, but also how to implement the strategy for maximum effectiveness. Research with 200 successful professionals provided the source material for this title. Compiles the experience, knowledge and recommendations of accomplished professionals in one convenient source. Provides examples, cases, tips and strategies specific to healthcare professions such as physician's assistant, nurse, clinical lab technician, EKG technologist, dental assistant and more!

Table of Contents

Introduction
Make Integrity Your Hallmark
Become an Effective Communicator
Become a Leader In Your Organization
Set High Expectations for Yourself and Develop a Plan for Achieving Them
Identify Positive Role Models and Learn from Them
Be an Effective Team Player and Team Builder
Be a Positive Change Agent
Project a Winning Image
Become an Effective Negotiator
Apply Self-Discipline and Time Management
Never Just Pass the Timendash;Use It
Learn to Be Customer-Driven
Develop and Apply a Can-Do Attitude and Seek Responsibility
Donrsquo;t Just Planndash;Execute
Become an Effective Public Speaker
Become and Effective Problem Solver and Critical Thinker
Learn How to Manage Conflicts and Deal Effectively with Difficult People
Be a Mentor to Team Members and Your Boss
Learn to Balance Work and the Rest of Your Life
Persevere through Difficult Timesndash;Donrsquo;t Quit and Never Give Up
Sample Resumes
Job Seeking Tips
Interviewing Tips
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